Cable engineering company, Northwire, Inc., (NWI), in collaboration with precision cable connector market leader LEMO expands their field-proven family of broadcast solutions with the addition of a new range of ruggedized fibre optic hybrid HDTV SMPTE camera cables. Well-known in the high-tech broadcast marketplace, LEMO’s suite of products, including the SMPTE 3K.93C Series, media converters and its families of Push-Pull connectors add PUR (Polyurethane), HFFR (Halogen Free Flame Retardant cables), LSZH (Low Smoke Zero Halogen cables) cold/low temperature cable and Steadicam HD cable products to their offering.
Launching at the Broadcast Video Expo Trade Show in London, UK February 23 through 25, 2016, those searching for connector and cable solutions can view technical demonstrations of HDTV SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) camera cable assemblies subjected to extreme weight challenges and discuss cable assembly and connector needs with LEMO UK and LEMO F.O.U.R. (Fibre Optics Unit of Research) colleagues. Learn more about LEMO F.O.U.R., LEMO’s 3K.93C Series connectors and their fully compatible media converters and HD cables from NWI:
3K.93C FIELD-PROVEN SUITE OF RUGGEDIZED BROADCAST INTERCONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS FROM LEMO
LEMO developed the 3K.93C Series connectors in the early stages of the introduction of HDTV in the 1990s, becoming the global standard for high-definition camera systems. It is one of the only connectors being used worldwide that complies fully with SMPTE, ARIB and EBU standards and is specified for many national and international broadcast companies. Waterproof to IP68 rating, LEMO’s self-latching Push-Pull connectors can operate in extreme environments with temperatures ranging from -40° C to +80° C. The stainless steel 3K.93C cable connector can sustain 20,000 mating cycles, making it a very robust solution. The LEMO 3K.93C series is available in 11 different shell styles with applications ranging from studios to sports arenas, outside broadcast to concert halls and many others.
MEDIA CONVERTERS FROM LEMO ENHANCE BROADCAST SYSTEM FLEXIBILITY
LEMO’s range of fibre media converters feature a wide selection of options, are lightweight, and portable, and are compatible with SD, HD, and a range of SMPTE standards, providing extra flexibility to broadcast operators and the challenges faced at events.
View data sheets and review the product benefits below:
● MEERKAT triax to fibre converter encodes the camera’s triaxial signal and converts it for transmission using Northwire’s SMPTE 311 cable.
● SERBAL features a four channel multiplexer for HD/SDI to fibre conversion also using SMPTE fibre cable. The 3G version is suitable for 4K transmission.
● SHACK coverts unit from SMPTE fibre cable to duplex single mode fibre, enabling the use of existing single mode fibre building infrastructure.
● HD Z Link is a fibre camera back which changes a camcorder into a system camera that can be connected to SMPTE cable.